Feldman, Understanding Psychology, 2020, 14e

Fully aligned to the new course framework, the first AP adaptation of Understanding Psychology, a best-selling college text now in its 14th edition, presents Psychology as a vibrant science that is both theoretical and relevant.  The modular organization, careful attention to diversity, and illustrative connections to applied fields and topics help student approach the content, engage with concepts, and harness a deep understanding of the role of psychology in their daily lives.

About the Program

Fully aligned to the AP curriculum framework the text interweaves AP Topics, Learning Targets, and Skills - with a focus on Concept Understanding, Data Analysis, and Scientific Investigation - throughout to ensure students are well supported in their course and prepared for success on the AP exam.

  • AP Learning Targets in each module are tied to key AP content to keep students intently focused on critical AP skills and knowledge.

  • Applying Psychology in the 21st Century infuses the rigor and practice of AP specific skills in the context of understanding real world theory and research findings.

  • Neuroscience and Your Life emphasizes the AP focus of understanding the biological bases of behavior.

  • Diversity is both integrated and highlighted to reveal how psychology informs, and is informed by, race, ethnicity, gender and culture.

  • AP Summary, Key Terms, and Test Practice. Every module ends with an AP Summary, a list of key terms, and an AP Test Practice section, providing the opportunity to make connections and prepare for the Exam all year long.

  • AP Teacher Manual available in print and online

  • Powerful, adaptive digital resources that include an eBook, adaptive Smartbook, videos and interactivities, AP test practice, assessments and more.

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